RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air/Onsen baths
Book Rurikura Resort in Zao Onsen— Six rooms that come with open-air baths. All rooms command a view of the mountains of Zao. 1 min. by walk to the ropeway station bound for the peak of Mount Zao. 160 min by JR Shinkansen from Tokyo Station (Yamagata Sta.)
Top hot spring and ski resort – Zao, Tohoku
Zao is famous for its snow monsters (December to March, and its current peak is mid-February). Enjoy the view while skiing, snowboarding, or riding the ropeway. Also famous for its fine snow.
*The hot spring baths of the four group inns nearby can be enjoyed for free.